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(37,434 posts)
1. Windows 7 Start menu is very similar to XP but....
Sun Dec 27, 2015, 04:53 PM
Dec 2015

to get the old XP menu, I think you have to use Classic Shell or another program.

Try Classic Shell here: http://www.classicshell.net/downloads/


(32,324 posts)
3. Maybe. Way back in May of 2014 when he got it, he said it was Seven.
Sun Dec 27, 2015, 05:10 PM
Dec 2015

But he probably upgraded it to be Eight!


(32,324 posts)
7. Thank you so much for taking the time to post these screen saved shots.
Sun Dec 27, 2015, 05:58 PM
Dec 2015

And you look kuhl in the beret! (Unless you are a blond and that is yr hair - my eyesight is not that good these days.)

Anyway, my spouse's computer screen only has the program files, and folders. Nothing at all like you say Seven or Eight looks like.

What his screen is missing is the entire teal colored panel to the right, that the start menu. And no where is the shut down button either!


(2,805 posts)
8. What happens when your spouse hits the Windows button on the keyboard?
Sun Dec 27, 2015, 08:53 PM
Dec 2015

Can he then right click Computer and select Properties and get some information about which operating system he is using?


(22,651 posts)
10. "right click" on the corner 'left' start button and you'll see shut down and some other actions.
Mon Dec 28, 2015, 11:32 AM
Dec 2015

wish I could help more but I just HATE windows 8 and up, especially the APPs


(2,516 posts)
9. Thanks for this thread.
Sun Dec 27, 2015, 10:16 PM
Dec 2015

I just learned how to set the local weather in Windows 10, not that I overly like win10 but, I am learning to get along with it.

You just never know where help will originate.

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